3226 Germantown Avenue. Credit: Cornerstone.

Permits Issued for 3226 Germantown Avenue in Allegheny, North Philadelphia

Permits have been issued for a mixed-use development at 3226 Germantown Avenue in Allegheny, North Philadelphia. The building will rise four stories tall once completed and will hold commercial space on the ground floor and 41 apartments. The building will span 56,077 square feet of space. Construction costs are listed at $13.4 million. Cornerstone Consulting is the architect of record for the project.

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725-29 South Broad Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2022

Construction Pending at 725-29 South Broad Street in Hawthorne, South Philadelphia

Last year in May, permits had been issued for a commercial renovation and vertical expansion for a three-story prewar building at 725-29 South Broad Street in HawthorneSouth Philadelphia. Since that time, however, no construction progress has been made on the structure, as Philly YIMBY’s recent site visit has shown. Designed by CANNOdesign, the structure, located on the east side of South Broad Street on the block between Bainbridge and Fitzwater streets, will rise five stories. Permits list Santech Construction Corp. as the contractor and a construction cost of $3.8 million.

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1283 South 9th Street. Photo by Jamie Meller. March 2022

Construction Complete at Wharton Flats in Passyunk Square, South Philadelphia

A recent site visit by Philly YIMBY has confirmed the completion of Wharton Flats, a five-story mixed-use development at 1283 South 9th Street in Passyunk SquareSouth Philadelphia. Developed by Hightop Real Estate and Development, the complex features 5,400 square feet of commercial space, 21 apartments, and three townhomes. The building is a significant addition to the iconic intersection that is home to Pat’s King of Steaks and and Geno’s Steaks, two of Philadelphia’s signature cheesesteak restaurants.

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